Some 50 exeptional ladies from around the globe are expected to compete in the 4th edition of the Miss Global beauty pageant, which will take place next month in the Philippines.

The finals will be held on September 24 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. This marks the second consecutive time the Philippines is hosting the Miss Global pageant.

The winner will serve as an ambassador of goodwill help promote Philippine tourism. She will also help promote Senhoa Foundation in supporting vulnerable persons and survivors of human trafficking.

Reigning queen Jessica Peart of Australia attended the official press launch of the pageant held Monday, August 15 at the St Francis Shangri-la Place in Mandaluyong City. Also in attendance were Miss Global Philippines titleholders Catherine Almirante, Candice Ramos and Camille Hirro.